Gender roles, masculinity and children- Gender Sensitization Workshop

Marangi Junior College, Golaghat In acknowledgement of the vital role that educational institutions can play in achieving gender equality, NEN conducted a gender sensitization programme for the students of Marangi Junior College on the 17th of May in collaboration with the administration of the college through its Gramin Mahila Kendra at Doigrung. The workshop was…

Soil Health Management in Agriculture and Introduction to Indigenous Food & Farming Systems

Chizami, Phek District, Nagaland North East Network organized a One-day workshop on Seeds and Soil Health in collaboration with KVK- ICAR, Porba on 9th May 2019 at the NEN Resource Centre Chizami, Phek, Nagaland. 16 Farmers and Community leaders participated in the workshop from three neighboring villages in the District. The workshop was facilitated by…

Awareness Programme on Health & Nutrition | Cooking Demonstration

Razeba, Nagaland On the 17th of April, NEN organized a Health and Nutrition Programme here with the agenda to promote the consumption of indigenous food through the introduction of innovative recipes to cater to modern taste and preferences with the idea of introducing healthier options of consumption. In the workshops, the 1000 days and Hand…

‘Natak Xiku Somaj Gorhu’ Theatre Workshop in Mirza, Kamrup District, Assam

The importance of community participation in ending gender based discrimination cannot be emphasized enough and drama is one of the few tools that hits the nail on the head. With this idea in mind, North East Network conducted ‘Natak Xiku Somaj Gorhu’, a community theatre Workshop from 3rd – 5th May, 2019 at Mirza, Kamrup.…

Women Farmers’ Rights- Training and Capacity Building Workshop at Kohima, Nagaland

North East Network (NEN) and Gramya Resource Centre for Women (GRCW), Hyderabad, supported the Nagaland Mahila Kisan Aadhikar Manch (MAKAAM) in organizing a 2-day capacity building workshop on Women Farmer Rights in Kohima on 29th and 30th April 2019.  The aim of the workshop was understanding concepts of agro-ecology and sustainability, exploring and indentifying women farmers’…

Workshop on Masculinity and Gender-Based Violence

Addressing the issue of Violence Against Women is incomplete without a thorough understanding of masculinity and its relationship with discrimination and VAW. With this objective, a workshop was organized by NEN on the 24th-25th April 2019, at Don Bosco Institute, Kharguli, Assam. The workshop was focused on understanding the construction of masculinity, its dynamics of power…

Report titled ‘Re-Visioning Shelter Homes in Meghalaya’ released

According to the National Crime Records Bureau, there has been an 83% increase in crimes against women between 2007 and 2016. The state of Meghalaya is no exception to this. Violence against women here come in forms of Domestic Violence, Sexual harassment, Trafficking, Desertion and many more, and those without a home are most vulnerable In…